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Athens in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada
 

War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
1. War Memorial Markers
Inscription.  

1914 1918
To the memory of
our boys who paid the
supreme sacrifice
in the Great War

Ross de Wolfe Frank Whitford
J. Mills Johnston Gerald Botsford
Basil Connerty Lloyd Scott
Delos Spence John Corr
Gordon Kelsey Everett Cross
William Carl
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1939 1945
Honor Roll
In memory of our men who made the
supreme sacrifice in World War II
Gnr. Arthur Dack Pte. Donald Covey
Piper Mjr. Donald Fraser Pte. Elton Ireland
Flt./Sgt. Hugh Latimer Cpl. Charles Runham
Flt./Sgt. Jason Stevens Capt. Leslie Yates
L.A.C. Lawrence Yates
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Korea
1950 - 1953

 
Erected by the Women's Institute of Athens and Others.
 
Location. 44° 37.605′ N, 75° 56.986′ W. Marker is in
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
2. War Memorial
Athens, Ontario, in Leeds and Grenville United Counties. Memorial is on Main Street (County Highway 5) just east of Victoria Street, on the right when traveling east. Monument is in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens, Ontario K0E 1B0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 100 Acre Farm and Log Buildings circa 1700 (a few steps from this marker); Immigrants From Quarrier Homes Scotland 1923 (a few steps from this marker); Vimy Oaks Legacy Tree (a few steps from this marker); First World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street of Athens Looking East (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brockville & Westport Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Murals (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmersville Model School (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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